Sony is known to manufacture products that outsmart many multi-national companies operating in the same niche. Playstation is one of the very popular Sony products that has become a synonym to the company name. Millions of people from around the world keep a close eye on every new playstation launch that Sony Corporation does on global level. Since the launch of its first playstation Sony has continuously worked on enhancing the user experience by upgrading the previous playstation with added features. Sony PS4 is one such playstation console that grabbed the global audience when it was launched in 2016. There were two console launched at that time first was the PS4 and second was the PS4 Pro.

Both of these consoles were different from one another in terms of features and compatibility. PS4 Pro is a more powerful unit than PS4 as the later lags behind in terms of 4K gaming and HDR. PS4 fans discuss about every minute detail and this becomes a source of feedback for the company about the change they can make in the next version of the playstation.

Evaluating both the playstation consoles can give playstation users a better idea of the performance they need in their preferred version. So let’s evaluate both the playstation consoles on various points.

Here are the PS4 Specs compared with PS4 Pro:

PS4 (2016)

• CPU - 1.6GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar
• GPU - 1.84 TFLOP AMD Radeon
• Memory - 8GB GDDR5
• HDR - Yes
• 4K - No
• Storage - 500GB & 1TB
• USB - 2x USB 3.1
• Wi-Fi - 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi (2.4GHz & 5.0GHz)
• Bluetooth - Bluetooth 4.0

PS4 Pro (2016)

• CPU - 2.1GHz 8-core AMD Jaguar
• GPU - 4.2 TFLOP AMD Radeon
• Memory - 8GB GDDR5 & 1GB
• HDR - Yes
• 4K - Yes
• Storage - 1TB
• USB - 3x USB 3.1
• Wi-Fi - 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi (2.4GHz & 5.0GHz)
• Bluetooth - Bluetooth 4.0

Comparing The Dimensions of PS4 and PS4 Pro

1. The graphic processor in the PS4 pro is twice as powerful as that in the PS4. Sony has done a remarkable work in upgrading the processor and that has made it efficient in handling things like AI and physics in games.

2. Both the PS4 and PS4 Pro has same amount of memory i.e. 8GB GDDR5 but the PS4 Pro is said to deliver high performance than PS4. PS4 Pro is much faster in switching between apps as it has additional 1GB of memory for non-gaming applications.

3. The company claims that in comparison to the 1.84 teraflops of the original PS4 the PS4 Pro can run at 4.2 teraflops, that’s more than double. Teraflops are just like Horsepower in cars. Teraflops help users evaluate the maximum power of the playstation console.

Comparing PS4 and PS4 Pro in terms of HDR

HDR means High Dynamic Range and is generally related to making films, games brighter and colorful and closer to reality. PS4 delivers good picture quality but PS4 Pro seems a little better. The thing to note here is that having a HDR TV would really evaluate the potential of both the consoles.

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